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May 15, 2008
The (Culinary) Battle of Vinograd

Against mein better judgment, I heff followed mein fuhrer's orders to rewiew Vinograd restaurant, despite ze fact dat they heff no schnitzel...
May 1, 2008
The Old Man And The Suka

Our recent experience with Hemingway's restaurant proves that Russia is booming, business is far more civilized, and "Russian management takeover" in the Putin era is a synonym for "progressive management.
March 7, 2008
This Wine & Cheese Bar is Wine-o-mite!

VinoSyr is one of those places I walked by a thousand times before curiosity finally got the better of me. And I'll be damned if I don't say that this place is my most rocking Moscow culinary find to date!
February 25, 2008
Mai Tai, or Yours? Tiki Bar Diving in Moscow

Polynesian mythology is full of nubile goddesses with awesome magical powers. Not only could they seduce and defeat any god with a twist of their hips, they could produce lightning bolts by shaking their coconut-shell bras...
February 18, 2008
Hezbollah Cuisine Has Come To Town!

Hassan Nasrallah be praised! A surprisingly good Lebanese restaurant opened up right under our noses a couple of months ago.
January 29, 2008
Thaitanium Taste Buds

We hate to beat a dead elephant here, but there's nothing more frustrating than taking a provincial Moscow chick for her first non-sushi Asian meal...
January 14, 2008
Culinary Nirvana At Tibet Restaurant

Long one of our favorite downtown eateries, Tibet Kitchen recently brought in eXpat hero Doug Steele for a makeover, and folks, the results are out of this world.
January 2, 2008
Solyanka: The Food

I turned 29 last week. And like every birthday, I woke up full of questions. What am I doing with my life? Why is my family ashamed of me? Why can't I find multi-packs of cheap socks in Moscow? Where can I get delicious bowl of coconut and prawns soup and a huge-ass Long Island Ice Tea for under 1,000 Rubles?
December 24, 2007
Luxury Oxygen Molecules

Free sushi and gay gigalos on top of the Ritz.
December 10, 2007
Sushi Badness

I forgot about my chick's birthday last weekend and found myself in a real bind. I needed to come up with something quick, and I could only think of one option: expensive sushi.

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Save The eXile: The War Nerd Calls Mayday
The future of The eXile is in your hands! We're holding a fundraiser to save the paper, and your soul. Tune in to Gary Brecher's urgent request for reinforcements and donate as much as you can. If you don't, we'll be overrun and wiped off the face of the earth, forever.

Scanning Moscow’s Traffic Cops
Automotive Section
We’re happy to introduce a new column in which we publish Moscow’s raw radio communications, courtesy of a Russian amateur radio enthusiast. This issue, eXile readers are given a peek into the secret conversations of Moscow’s traffic police, the notorious "GAIshniki."

Eleven Years of Threats: The eXile's Incredible Journey
Feature Story By The eXile
Good Night, and Bad Luck: In a nation terrorized by its own government, one newspaper dared to fart in its face. Get out your hankies, cuz we’re taking a look back at the impossible crises we overcame.

Your Letters
Russia's freedom-loving free market martyr Mikhail Khodorkovsky answers some of this week's letters, and he's got nothing but praise for President Medvedev.

Clubbing Adventures Through Time
Club Review By Dmitriy Babooshka
eXile club reviewer Babooshka takes a trip through time with the ghost of Moscow clubbing past, present and future, and true to form, gets laid in the process.

The Fortnight Spin
Bardak Calendar By Jared Lindquist
Jared comes out with yet another roundup of upcoming bardak sessions.

Your Letters
Richard Gere tackles this week's letters. Now reformed, he fights for gerbil rights all around the world.

13 Toxic Talents: Hollywood’s Worst Polluters
America By Eileen Jones
Everybody complains about celebrities, but nobody does anything about them. People, it’s time to stop fretting about whether we’re a celebrity-obsessed culture—we are, we have been, we’re going to be—and instead take practical steps to clean up the celebrity-obsessed culture we’ve got...


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